Issues / Human Rights
Forced evictions are happening throughout Brazil in advance of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, exacerbating the country's growing inequality.
The Winter Olympics in Sochi have brought renewed scrutiny to vulnerabilities that could undermine Russia's ongoing ambitions for international prestige.
The Obama administration’s pledge to restrain the global arms trade doesn't square with its aggressive promotion of U.S. arms exports.
Many Israelis view almost any call for a boycott of Israel as a manifestation of a new type of virulent anti-Semitism.
A poet remembers Pete Seeger and her father.
The Amanda Knox case should serve as a clarion call for fair judicial outcomes for everyone everywhere, including in the U.S.
Former law professor Barack Obama went into surprising depth on issues of war and peace during his fifth State of the Union address. Here's how he should grade himself.
Buddhist mobs in Burma justify their attacks on Rohingya Muslims by claiming that the victims were illegal Bengalis trying to sneak into the country.
Washington's pursuit of trade with Colombia — encapsulated by the recent U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement — is abetting human rights abuses and marginalizing Colombian activists.
Honduras' new president, Juan Orlando Hernández, takes office amid rising tensions between developers on one side and indigenous and campesino communities on the other.